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Percy Heath (II) (1923–2005)

Percy Heath was born on April 30, 1923 in Wilmington, North Carolina, USA. He was an actor, known for The Old, Weird America: Harry Smith's Anthology of American Folk Music (2007), Bird (1988) and Belafonte, New York 19 (1960). He was married to June. He died on April 28, 2005 in Southampton, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 1986 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
- Play It Again, Russell (1986) ... Bassist
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 1988 Bird (performer: "Parker's Mood")
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 2007 The Old, Weird America: Harry Smith's Anthology of American Folk Music (Documentary) (dedicated to the memory of)
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 1991 Slim's Jazz (TV Movie documentary)
 1986 Ebony/Jet Showcase (TV Series)
- Episode dated 28 November 1986 (1986) ... Himself (as Modern Jazz Quartet)
 1971 Flip (TV Series)
- Episode #2.15 (1971) ... Himself (as Modern Jazz Quartet)
 1960 Belafonte, New York 19 (TV Movie)
Himself - Bassist (as Modern Jazz Quartet)

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